About the Artist:
Tanya Wissotzky & Alexander Galtchansky were born in 1959 in Crimea, USSR. Their careers began with Alexander studying in Dnepropetrovsk and Wissotzky in Simferopol. They continued their studies at the Kiev Institute of the Arts; Wissotzky as a painter and Alexander as a book illustrator. After getting married they emigrated to Israel where they united their creativity and worked together. They work in acrylic, pen and ink, and collageon prepared canvas. Their still lifes contain excerpts of calligraphy from Old English flower painting manuals as well as other calligraphic quotations that celebrate Paris in the nostalgic and romantic twenties.